Tag Archives: inclusion

Zoning?! Time to get serious…

Well, I expected tonight’s RMRA* meeting to be a potential ‘barn burner’.  Rumour had it that the city was trying to re-zone Roncesvalles Avenue in a way that would allow for more development, possibly more commercial and retail businesses on … Continue reading

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The ‘new world’ in Roncy

In my favourite café, I am daily surrounded by signs of the new world. This new world is represented partly by ‘smart phones’, partly by open laptops, and partly by the sheer number of people dropping in for coffee – … Continue reading

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COMMUNITY = INCLUSION

People in mental or emotional distress need human nurturing and other kinds of personal support, yet often end up isolated.  This can conceivably slow any potential healing process and make things worse for both the person and the community. But … Continue reading

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